Mrs. Edison’s Old Fashioned Recipe for Corn Flake Cookies
November 18, 2011
Old Fashioned Recipe for Corn Flake Cookies
Whites of 2 eggs beaten stiff
1 cup of pecans and a few black walnuts cut in pieces
½ cup sugar
2 cups toasted corn flakes
Beat egg whites stiff, adding sugar gradually. Fold in nuts and carefully fold in corn flakes so as not to break them. Drop on greased tin and bake in very slow oven.
The Edisons’ recipes were written during their lifetime, therefore the directions, measurements and styles of the recipes reflect the period in which they lived and their personal tastes. Because the recipes are original for the times, you will want to read them carefully and experiment liberally. We know you will enjoy a look at heir lives as well as their scrumptious recipes.
Our collection of vintage recipes can be found in Edison’s Family & Friends Recipes which is available in the Edison and Ford Winter Estates Museum Store or online at https://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org/store/Edisons-Family-Friends-Recipes.html.